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This is a fully updated edition of the hugely successful OSCEs for the MRCS Part B: A Bailey and Love Revision Guide. The content has been revised in line with recent changes to the examination, such as the introduction of microbiology and applied surgical sciences and changes from patient safety to clinical and procedural skills.Popular with trainee surgeons preparing for the oral element of the MRCS (the objective structured clinical examination, or OSCE), this revision guide will maximise the chances of success in surgical examinations.
This is a concise revision guide to the core basic sciences for all surgical trainees preparing for Part A of the Intercollegiate MRCS examination. Covering anatomy, physiology and pathology it has been written in a style to facilitate easy learning of the essential facts, with indications of both their clinical relevance and importance. This book concentrates on those topics which tend to be recurring examination themes for initial surgical training. It will be an invaluable resource for the basic surgical trainee as well as proving useful for those in higher surgical training and for the surgically-inclined, well-motivated student. The book covers in one volume all the essentials of the basic sciences - anatomy, physiology and pathology - to aid the candidate for the MRCS examination. In covering the applied basic science the books explains the application and clinical relevance of the three sciences. The text is written in an appropriate 'bullet-point' style to allow easy reading rapid exam preparation. The contents concentrate on the recurring common themes of the examination, thus helping direct appropriate learning and focussing on the specific important areas of knowledge. The book is illustrated with clear line drawings which are clearly annotated to aid learning. Now available on StudentConsult with a downloadable ebook version included. 250 new online single-best answer questions in the format of the MRCS Part A examination will give the reader valuable experience in assessing their knowledge. Each answer will refer back to text for further reading as required. New and updated OSCE 'Clinical scenarios' will be included at the end of every chapter.
Revised and expanded for the second edition, ENT OSCEs is an established full-colour revision guide covering all aspects of the DO-HNS and MRCS (ENT) OSCE. Written by a team of ENT specialty registrars, this accessible text follows a step-by-step approach with each test OSCE station based on the style of past questions. This new edition features more written stations, clinical examination walk-throughs and communication skills stations. With over 100 colour images, ENT OSCES remains unrivalled as a tool with which to prepare for ENT exams. It is essential reading for candidates of the DO-HNS/MRCS (ENT) and will also aid trainees in preparation for specialty registrar national selection interviews. It is highly recommended for GPs wishing to refresh their knowledge of how to assess common ENT problems and will also be an ideal reference for any junior doctor learning to take histories and examinations in their first ENT post. Finally, it is an invaluable resource for medical students undertaking their ENT attachment and in preparation for final examinations.
Success in any exam requires careful preparation, background reading and, importantly, prior self-assessment. Containing 1000 Single Best Answer (SBA) questions for the MRCS Part A, this book offers surgical trainees a wealth of exam practice, written and edited by expert authors with recent experience of the MRCS syllabus. Get Through MRCS Part A: SBAs covers the entire syllabus, split into sections on pathology, applied surgical anatomy and physiology. Each question is accompanied by a detailed answer together with a road map highlighting important topics. Written by surgeons, for surgeons, working your way through this book is the best practise for your MRCS Part A examination.
Surgical practice has changed enormously since the first edition of Surgical Critical Care Vivas, as shown by the introduction of the MRCS Part B OSCE. This landmark book has been fully updated to reflect the latest NICE and SIGN guidelines and common ALS principles in critical care patients, as well as current ATLS (R) and CCrISP (R) guidelines (such as CT scanning in trauma). The alphabetical format of the previous edition is replaced by an ABCDE chapter format, incorporating an escalating level of diagnostic and management complexity in conjunction with a concise mini-bibliography in each chapter, enabling the reader to rapidly access the required information. Covering both non-ICU-based patients and basic fundamentals of ICU care, the chapters introduce standard definitions, pathological processes and diagnostic features, before discussing common investigations and suggested management plans. A must-have revision guide for all surgical trainees, from final year medical students through to junior surgical registrars.
Physical examination is a key element of clinical diagnosis in surgical practice, as well as an essential skill in postgraduate professional entry and exit examinations. With its 'at-a-glance' algorithms, mind maps, and exam-style questions and answers, Physical Examination for Surgeons provides a concise yet authoritative guide to examination technique and differential diagnosis. Written by a team of senior surgical registrars and consultant surgeons, experienced postgraduate examiners and leading international experts, it provides a comprehensive and definitive answer to the challenges of the MRCS exam on physical examination. All surgical specialties are covered, including neurosurgery, ENT, gynaecology and transplant. It is a high-yield revision aid for the Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons exam, as well as a valuable reference for the Fellowship exam (FRCS) and beyond. Of interest to trainee and practising surgeons, emergency medicine physicians, medical students and clinical nurse specialists and military healthcare practitioners.
The key to passing the written finals is practice, practice, practice. With hundreds of sample SBAs and EMQs to test your knowledge, this unique revision guide offers a great foundation. The highly detailed answers explain each concept fully and help to develop an understanding of this notoriously vast subject. More than a traditional question and answer book, SBAs and EMQs in Surgery for Medical Students is the ideal revision guide for the surgical specialties.
A solid knowledge base and good clinical skills don't necessarily guarantee examination success in the long case OSCE. This book is the ultimate guide for medical students needing to combine their knowledge and skills with an ability to interpret the clinical findings, the proficiency to present them clearly and the confidence to deal with the examiners questions. Adopting a proven, highly effective approach, this revision aid uses role play with simulated patients to hone clinical examination and presentation skills. The fifty cases are divided into six areas: cardiology, respiratory, abdomen, neurology, musculoskeletal and surgery. Written by successful candidates and examiners, the guide poses a number of important and commonly asked examination questions for each case to assist in preparation and confidence, and model answers are provided to ensure an understanding of exactly what is required. Working in groups or independently, students will welcome the large, colourful format, the breakdown of marking schemes, an overview of examiners expectations, a guide to presenting clinical findings and innumerable 'insider' tips throughout. See accompanying video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cvr4y-NykUU
This comprehensive, completely up-to-date collection of test questions covers the whole MRCS syllabus tested in the intercollegiate MRCS Part A examination. Written by recent successful candidates, the revision guide has been designed in accordance with the 2012 Royal College of Surgeons of England guidance to match the exact format of the MRCS Part A with 5 single best answer (SBA) papers and 5 extended matching question (EMQ) papers. Completing the papers to time provides excellent practice in exam technique, and concise, clear answers and explanations are ideal for evaluation and revision. MRCS Part A: SBAs and EMQs is ideal for all MRCS Part A candidates. Undergraduate medical students preparing for their surgical finals will also find the guide invaluable for testing their SBA and EMQ technique.
Specifically designed to help candidates revise for the MRCS exam, this book features 250 extended matching questions divided into 96 themes, covering the whole syllabus. Containing everything candidates need to pass the MRCS Part A EMQ section of the exam, the book focuses intensively on topics relating to principles of surgery-in-general, including peri-operative care, post-operative management and critical care, surgical technique and technology, management and legal issues in surgery, clinical microbiology, emergency medicine and trauma management, and principles of surgical oncology. The high level of detail included within the questions and their explanations allows effective self-assessment of knowledge and quick identification of key areas requiring further attention. Varying approaches to extended matching questions are used, giving effective exam practice and guidance through revision and exam technique. This includes clinical case questions, positively-worded questions, requiring selection of the most appropriate of relatively correct answers; 'two-step' or 'double-jump' questions, requiring several cognitive steps to arrive at the correct answer; as well as factual recall questions, prompting basic recall of facts.
MRCS Applied Basic Science and Clinical Topics offers a complete and up-to-date guide to specialty training in surgery, covering all the core topics examined in the MRCS Part A and B exams. Presented in a clear layout, chapters are mapped to the syllabus to deliver structured revision in all the systems. Featuring concise and easy-to-digest notes, this book provides clinical knowledge, practical skills and the essential revision tool to maximise chances of exam success. Key Points Presents topics in an accessible double-page format for rapid access to information Covers the full knowledge-base examined by the Royal College of Surgeons Highly illustrated with clinical photographs, imaging and diagrams to aid visual memory of topics Equips candidates with the necessary basic science and clinical knowledge to succeed in the MRCS exams Complements MRCS Part A: 500 SBAs and EMQs and MRCS Part B OSCE: Anatomy Highly Commended at the BMA Medical Book Awards 2013
Specifically designed to help candidates revise for the MRCS exam, this book features 350 Single Best Answer multiple choice questions, covering the whole syllabus. Containing everything candidates need to pass the MRCS Part A SBA section of the exam, it focuses intensively on the application of basic sciences (applied surgical anatomy, physiology, and pathology) to the management of surgical patients. The high level of detail included within the questions and their explanations allows effective self-assessment of knowledge and quick identification of key areas requiring further attention. Varying approaches to Single Best Answer multiple choice questions are used, giving effective exam practice and guidance through revision and exam technique. This includes clinical case questions, 'positively-worded' questions, requiring selection of the most appropriate of relatively correct answers; 'two-step' or 'double-jump' questions, requiring several cognitive steps to arrive at the correct answer; as well as 'factual recall' questions, prompting basic recall of facts.